2013 Top Rated Award Winners

Our annual Top Rated awards recognize properties with outstanding resident satisfaction as measured on ApartmentRatings.com. Approximately 5% of the total properties listed on the site qualify for an award, making it an outstanding accomplishment!

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Top Rated Award Criteria:

  • 10+ total reviews
  • 5+ reviews in 2013
  • 50% or greater overall recommended score*

* Properties must have recommended scores over 50% at the time of award calculations. Recommended scores can change over time.

  • 100%Rec. Score


    Phoenix, AZ 85085

    Me and my boyfriend have been here about two months and honestly, this is the best place i have lived. This place really deserves the 100% rating it has! Its nice and quiet, parking is great, the apartment it self really stands out compared to other places in phoenix! The price is fair and i'm proud to call this place my home, its the first apartment I've had (out of three) that really feels like home! Ill be staying here until the day i can buy a house! Great place to live.

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  • Overall, I'm very happy with my experience living in Burbank Apts. Namely, all of the staff that work here standout in terms of helpfulness and reliability; they're also extremely friendly and personable. The utilities/services within the building have been reliable since I've lived here, the area provides a ton of entertainment in a walkable distance, and the apartment unit itself was updated with new floors/bathroom prior to me moving in, which is somewhat rare in Boston. Ultimately, after almost three years here, I don't think I could come up with anything negative to say about my experience living here.

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  • The apartment's amenities are great. The building's community room is great for small family/friend parties and in the summer the outdoor rooftop is wonderful. The maintenance and office staff are wonderful. They are always so helpful and friendly and very prompt with any requests!

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  • Living here the past eight years has been a wonderful experience. Grounds are well maintenance and office staff very professional, friendly and helpful. Highly recommend as for its location and safety.

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  • This is a great apartment building. The grounds and public spaces are immaculate. The landscaping is outstanding as well and refreshed seasonally. The unit my mom lived in was a spacious one-bedroom unit with a stacked washer and dryer. It had high ceilings and new carpet. The management company maintains the building so well. They are always, cleaning, changing out filters for the AC/heat units. The residents and the management staff were so gracious and friendly. It is a lovely and quiet building. I would highly recommend Cornelia Place.

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  • I have lived here for going on 3 years now and I absolutely love it. The staff has always been very helpful and courteous. If ever I did have a problem, maintenance was there to fix it in a timely manner. I love the new updates within the complex, too! I couldn t imagine living anywhere else!

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  • This is the best apartment I had seen while looking for an apartment, and now being able to live here is such a blessing. Its in a safe area and everything s so close. It's such a great place to live and everyone is friendly

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  • Overall, living in this building is a dream - pool, pet friendly, beautiful building and a great location. If I were to recommend a building in Chinatown or close to Metro center this one would be it. They also offer specials pretty frequently, so I've found it to be affordable as well.

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  • It is a very pleasant neighborhood, very quiet, and the rooms are spacious. No problem with parking spaces. The maintenance people are prompt and they do a great job. The staff are very friendly, always with a smile, a ready to assist you.

  • just moved in....

  • These apartments are beautiful.

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  • Me and my wife moved in August 2012 Parkwood Pointe apartments. I feel like I'm staying five-star luxury hotel. Specially the kitchen area. The apartment it's so clean. The staff, everyone from administration to maintenance, are effective, efficient, and considerate. They go beyond what is required to run the building. There isn't a thing they wouldn't do for you. They accept deliveries etc. They made our life so much easier. And "Denise" The Property Manager she is extremely professional and she is on top of her game. She is always so pleasant and helpful. That's why I'm still staying here, They made me feel like I am their family. What ever think that I need they respond quickly. I would recommend this Apartment to anyone.

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  • The community is clean, and the staff is friendly and professional.

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  • It has been great so far! The area is very quiet and the move in process went very smoothly. It is also in very close proximity to a lot of excellent restaurants and other forms of entertainment . I would certainly recommend this apartment complex.

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  • I have lived at Ram's Crossing West for about 4 years and the experience has always been good. I think the office people are very good. I've lived with some difficult landlords and it sucks, but the office here is easy to work with and the maintenance men get things fixed up fast. The one thing I would point out is the outside areas because they keep them clean and it great for walking my dog. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone because the price is good, too and they paid all of my utilities

  • I have only been at Stanford Heights for about 2-3 weeks, and everyone is very friendly. I like that they have a variety of housing i.e. cottages. I love the fact of having no upstairs neighbor possibly making noise and since I have a young boy that is active, it is nice to be on the ground floor.

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  • It has been great.

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  • it has been fine

  • nice complex and nice crew.Overall: Overall satisfaction, including your apartment home and experience as a resident at this community as compared to any other apartments. Noise: Level of noise heard when inside your apartment home (neighbors, traffic, etc.)

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  • We have enjoyed our stay at Savannah Springs and appreciate the quality of service we receive. THE staff is friendly and always make the time for the people that live here. When we looked at an apartment after selling our home I wanted a safe and secure place to live and the gated security of this apartment fits our needs and the needs and safety of my family when I am not here.

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  • I love to be able to call this my new home. I feel so welcomed. I feel like I've known my neighbors for years. I just love it here. My child loves it. I really love the convenience of all the shopping areas.

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  • 100%Rec. Score

    Westshore Landing

    Auburn, AL 36830

    Just renewed my lease for a third year at Westshore Landing without even. The management is first rate and maintenance issues are addressed quickly and effectively. Debbie and Billy are both friendly and attentive to the needs of residents here. They get to know each of us and go the extra mile to make life here as comfortable and convenient as possible. One example - I work night shift and any time landscaping or pest control or other services are performed here, they ask that workers schedule my unit for early morning or late afternoon to avoid interrupting my sleep. Details like that mean a lot. I have a teenaged daughter and finding a safe, quiet and affordable apartment community in a college town was a huge challenge, but Westshore Landing has everything we were looking for. Definitely a mix of residents of all ages and backgrounds that make it a fun and friendly place to live. While the complex itself is set off the main road and the atmosphere is quiet and peaceful, the location is convenient to shopping centers, restaurants and schools. The pool, basketball and tennis courts, fishing pond and workout room are all amenities that we use often and are grateful to have. Utilities are extremely affordable, with cable and water included and only an electric bill to pay each month. The apartments are very well insulated. In more than two years in our two BR, two BA unit, I have never paid more than $100 for a month of service from Alabama Power. We are obviously happy to call Westshore Landing home and highly recommend it to others looking for a quality community in the Auburn area.

  • It has been enjoyable. We have had great response from Maintenance staff when something is needed. The office staff have been very helpful also. We have a neighbor with 3 young kids that we hear the kids running around.

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  • So far I am enjoying the apartment and the community is doing great. I am glad that my apartment has down stairs and upstairs. I liked my new carpet too. I just use a vacuum cleaner for a few minutes. Keep up the good work.

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  • We have really enjoyed living here. Been here about 1.5 years. Good amount of space with floor plans. Everyone is friendly. Staff is wonderful.

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